Texas Tech University

Benefits of Membership

Its objectives, such as fostering integrity, professionalism, and effective performance, promote the advancement of quality in the education and practice of the art and science of public affairs and administration. PAA membership identifies those with the highest performance levels in educational programs preparing them for public service careers.

Qualifications for induction are: 3.70GPA and 50% completed classwork (minimum 18 credit hours).

Pi Alpha Alpha Oath

Inductees pledge their support for the intellectual and professional advancement of the art and science of public administration and public affairs. They shall honor and respect the virtues and values of public service and those who serve.

 Inductees uphold the eternal need for education that imbues public administrators with traditions of democratic governance.

 Moreover, as a member of Pi Alpha Alpha, inductees shall uphold the highest ethical standards applying to public service and will endeavor to encourage and engage in meaningful interaction with other members.